The writer is a historian and biographer, and a visiting fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at Cambridge University
Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul’s ambition was to be a writer, and, in this, his legacy — shaped by the curious cultural ecosystem he found himself in — will endure beyond his politics and his often acerbic public personality.
India hasn’t become a “Versus nation”, a place of polarity. If you live your life online or watch too much television news, shades of grey will be banished. But India holds multiple views and applies them contextually.
A fact-rich and data-driven study breaks a few myths and unearths new insights about Indians in the US.
There is a bully in the bully pulpit. For America and the world, it promises to be a bumpy ride.
Trump’s presidency is year zero in a new world order where rules may be disappearing
The outcome of Brexit vote has been a $2 trillion fall in global markets.
In the assassination of British MP Jo Cox, as in too many recent killings, a lethal combination: Mental illness and political extremism